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Address: Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
Phone Number: 808-286-0309
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Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Tours.Learn to SUP in a laid-back...

Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Tours.Learn to SUP in a laid-back environment.Explore the coast line doing an easy down-wind run.Enjoy the beautiful ocean, get a little exercise and have lots of fun!

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Amazing adventure

It was our first time visitng Oahu my girlfriend and I and the one thing we wanted to try was Stand Up Paddling. Googled which place would be best to experience it, that is when I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was our first time visitng Oahu my girlfriend and I and the one thing we wanted to try was Stand Up Paddling. Googled which place would be best to experience it, that is when I learned about Three friends SUP, I read the reviews and decided to book. Best decision ever, I usually take reviews with a grain of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We're in our 60s and wanted to do this, and chose just the right person. Vanya was clear with all communication and easy to locate at the beach with her instructions. She was patient and informative, especially that although we're both keen on the water, had never done this activity before. The cookies and water were awesome!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

We booked as a family of four and really enjoyed ourselves. Communication while booking was good and we met at the beach location without any problems as directions were clear. A short instruction on land and then we were in the water. Vanya was great. We had booked the one way downwind tour but it was very windy that day... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Was a tad nervous to start As not a water baby! Communication was excellent with Vanya from initial enquiry. After a quick run through on the land we were quickly paddling around in the shallows on a local beach past Waikiki(no waves!!!). We spent at least 2 hours paddling a local waterway then out into the ocean(shallow!!!). Tips were awesome... More 

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Delaware, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I did a solo 2-hour lesson with Vanya at Ala Moana Beach Park in the late afternoon, and had a great time. This was my first paddleboarding experience and I wasn't sure what to expect, but Vanya is a very fine instructor and I did very well with it. There was a bit of wind, not too challenging, and the... More 

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MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did a 2-hour SUP lesson with Vanya in the late afternoon and had such a great time. She picked a venue close to where we were staying. Vanya was very patient even though I was a pretty terrible and slow learner. We saw green turtles frolicking around us so many times. Such a treat! Vanya is... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

I took the Kahana River and Bay tour. Vanya is very friendly and tailored the tour for what I was interested in. I have some experience at SUP and she gave me some good tips to improve my stroke and balance. She also has a good weather connection. It was very windy the whole time I was there, and she... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I chose Three Friends SUP for its fair prices, appeal as a small, local business, and great reviews. And I was not disappointed. Vanya began with teaching us (my boyfriend and I) the proper handling and strokes before we headed out to the beautiful waters of Ala Moana. Vanya was friendly and professional-- chatting with us, but also making sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

We went as two teenagers and two adults, and loved it. The Ala Moana beach was quiet and calm, so the weather was conducive to a relaxed paddle up and down the water. Vanya (and Brian) were easy to speak to and wonderful company. We enjoyed it very much and would recommend to Waikiki travellers.

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Thank Daniel W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time around Hawaii kai area with Vanya. She is awesome and very nice to us. We will definitely choose her tour again when we visit Hawaii next time.

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